Both An. gambiae and An. funestus are resistant to pyrethroids but fully susceptible to bendiocarb at all sites.
Quality of care was high for uncomplicated malaria, pneumonia and diarrhoea.
Submicroscopic malaria infections were associated with fever and non-febrile illness in Ugandan children.
The level of willingness to take up IRS was low (79%) compared to the targeted 85%.
Dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine (DP) has demonstrated excellent efficacy for the treatment and prevention of malaria in Uganda.
The findings from this study suggest that the Deki Reader™ is comparable to visual inspection and performs well in detecting microscopy-positive Plasmodium falciparum cases in a household survey setting.
PCR-HRM analysis of DNA extracts from Giemsa-stained thick blood smears or corresponding blood pellets had high sensitivity and specificity for malaria diagnosis compared to microscopy.
Mutation (NOS2 −954 G>C; rs 1800482) of nitric oxide synthase 2 gene promoter was associated with a lower incidence of acute malaria.
There was sustained control of malaria incidence during IRS implementation.
A rapid reduction in malaria incidence was observed in Tororo District following the introduction of IRS in addition to LLINs.